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Standalone sci-if and fantasy – Recommendations

Last week I published a list of fantasy and sci-fi series that I recommend. This post follows that one up with set of recommendations of standalone (or near-standalone) books. First and Last Men, Olaf Stapledon Both this and the next recommendation are the work of a British professor of Medieval Philosophy writing in the 1920s […]

July Reading Recap

Last month, despite a whirlwind trip, work on my dissertation, and preparations to move, I managed to read four books, which I am both pleased with and frustrated by. My Name is Red – Orhan Pamuk Reviewed here. This is the fourth book (third novel) of Pamuk’s I’ve read and I rank it alongside Snow […]